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Childcare

Exam Board - Edexcel

Introduction

Childcare is taught by teachers within the health and social care department and currently offered to post-16 students as a level 2 qualification.

Sixth Form

This is a one year course which involves both coursework and examination topics. Topics covered include:

Coursework units:
• Promoting children’s development through play 
• The principles of early years practice 
• Health and safety in early years settings 
• Making healthy food choices for children
• Introduction to working in the early years sector

Examination units:
• Patterns of child development 
• Promoting children’s positive behaviour 

Website Links

Pearson Children's Play, Learning and Development